Janet Jones Bender of Jacksonville, Florida passed away on Monday, December 21, 2020.
She was born on February 3, 1924 in Alabama.
She grew up in Florida and attended the University of Chattanooga, where she met and married Bill Bender.
Janet and Bill began their careers in Cleveland as managers of the local Sherwin Williams Store. They later joined the Cornutt, McIntire and Bender insurance agency.
In 1969, Janet and her husband, Bill founded Bender Realty, a leader in local real estate. They served the Cleveland area until she retired to Florida in the 1980s.
She was a member of St. Williams Catholic Church in Naples, Florida.
Her mother, Annetta Arendale Jones, had died before her; Father, Hal L. Jones, Sr.; Husband Bill Bender; and brother Hal L. Jones Jr.
Janet is survived by three sisters, Catherine Jones Rollo, Sarajane Jones Brock, and Hally Jones Krogh; as well as several nieces and nephews.
There will be a private funeral due to Covid-19 restrictions.
We invite you to send a message of condolences and to view the guest book of the Bender family at www.fikefh.com.
Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home is responsible for the organization.